jesus saves peter from drowning

Rescued by Jesus Christ

Fr. Joel God & Faith

Part 3 of a four-part series on the Good News. Created by God our Father Kidnapped by the Enemy Rescued by Jesus Christ New Life in Christ Why did Jesus die on the cross? We know that the cross was an instrument of torture and oppression. Roman citizens could not be crucified; it was reserved for slaves and foreigners. Crucifixion …

kneeling knight

This Is Why Catholics Genuflect at Mass | #954

Fr. Joel Homilies

Ordinary 34 (Christ the King) Everything was created by God. But the Enemy tricked us into refusing to serve God. Jesus comes to set us free from sin and death. When we genuflect at Mass, we are saying: I put my life at the service of the true King.

Heart with a door and ladder

Want God to Open the Door of Heaven? Do This One Thing | #939

Fr. Joel Homilies

Ordinary 21 – Now is the time to listen to Jesus’ voice and come home to the Father. If you want Jesus to open the doors of Heaven for you, open the door of your heart for Him. Communion is like an Altar Call: Can I get an Amen?

What Do I Have to Do to Avoid Going to Hell? | #847

Fr. Joel Homilies

Ordinary 28 – You can’t do something to inherit eternal life because Jesus himself is Eternal Life. He loves you, and he desires you to be his friend. The journey may cost you everything, but it’s worth 100 times more. ”I love you. Come, follow me.”

FrBenjamin – Jesus jumped in to push us out (Good Friday)

Benjamin Homilies

In September there was a story about a man who died after jumping into his septic tank. His son, Joseph, had fallen into the tank and the man jumped in to save his son. Falling into a septic tank is a perfect image for what our sins do to us. On Good Friday, we remember that Jesus jumped into the darkness of sin in order to push us out.